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Community Consulting Teams of Boston (CCT) amplifies the impact of Boston-area nonprofits through pro bono management consulting projects performed by teams of experienced MBAs from top-tier business schools.

CCT Welcomes Consulting Grant Recipients for 2018

The CCT community congratulates the 11 Boston-area nonprofits selected to work with a CCT consulting team for the 2018 project cycle!

- Adolescent Consultation Services (Cambridge), Mental Health & Crisis Intervention,              CCT Project: Business Strategy

- Boston Arts Academy (Boston), Education, CCT Project: Strategic Planning

- Boston City Singers (Dorchester), Youth Development,                                                            CCT Project: Business Strategy and Growth

- Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts (Boston), Arts, CCT Project: Financial Modeling

- Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton), Arts, CCT Project: Business Strategy

- Haiti Project (Hanover), Community Improvement and Capacity Building,                              CCT Project: Business/Strategic Planning

- Hospitality Homes (Brookline), Healthcare, CCT Project: Marketing

- Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (Newton), Health Services,                                  CCT Project: Business Strategy/Growth

- Museum Institute for Teaching Science (Quincy), Education, CCT Project: Marketing

- Open Table (Concord, Maynard), Human Services, CCT Project: Organizational Design

- Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (Boston), Civil Rights & Advocacy,                  CCT Project: Marketing

Volunteer Profile - Lisa Coney

Current CCT Role: Site Visit Coordinator for Client Development 

Volunteer Since: 2012

Projects and Roles: WalkBoston, Project Manager (PM); Emerson Umbrella (now, The Umbrella), PM; Root Capital, PM; The House of the Seven Gables, PM; Roca, PM; EVKids, PM.

MBA: University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business

How She Discovered CCT: Lisa had taken a couple of years away from the workforce to take care of her mother’s affairs and was looking for some interesting volunteer opportunities. A former colleague who was a Wharton MBA shared an email she received regarding CCT and Lisa followed up. She completed an application, “…and never looked back.”

Describe Your CCT Experience: Lisa has had very positive experiences with all of her projects. In particular, she refers to, “…great clients, wonderful team members and co-PMs, and really interesting and varied projects.” Lisa also adds that she has, “…made good friends and learned about a number of nonprofits I never would have known about.” When asked what is unique about the value she derives from her work with CCT, she responds, “Besides the obvious opportunity to provide real service to deserving nonprofits, it is the opportunity to work with like minded, really smart and passionate people.”

What You May Not Know About Lisa? Lisa loves to run and is usually training for or thinking about training for a race.